Bill Penders is a Senior Advisor to New Jersey Economic Development Authority. Bill is a highly accomplished senior business executive having spent the last over 30 years in the private business sector. Bill served as COO and then President of NYSE listed Bowne & Company, a $1.2 billion global finance and professional services firm with over 40 offices worldwide, where he worked for 25 years. He has lived and worked in Europe, Asia and the United States. He leads the Finance and Professional Services Sector within the New Jersey Office of Economic Transformation as well as other key innovation economy initiatives including the development of Sports Betting Technology Cluster and expanding New Jersey’s engagement with the Cybersecurity and Fintech industries.